9780825439025

Confirming the Pastoral Call : A Guide to Matching Candidates and Congregations

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    9780825439025

  • ISBN10:

    0825439027

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-02-01
  • Publisher: Kregel Pubns
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Summary

A guide to both sides of the candidate process. Valuable appendices help with selection of the search committee and self-evaluations for congregation and candidate.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Whirlwind Romance 7(5)
Part 1: A Time for Relationship Renewal
Matches Not Made in Heaven
12(6)
Leaving and Cleaving
18(8)
Part 2: Models and Methods for the Church
Search Committees: Choosing the Right People
26(9)
Your Church Profile: Clarifying Core Values
35(7)
Heart Issues: Determining Your Church's Readiness for Change
42(10)
Integrity: Confirming the Candidate's Character
52(9)
Relationships: Identifying the Candidate's People Skills
61(11)
Part 3: Models and Methods for the Candidate
Dangerous Dating Delusions
72(8)
Know Thyself: Lust or Love?
80(8)
Interviewing: Getting Past the Mating Rituals
88(10)
Leadership Matching for the Twenty-First Century
98(11)
Appendix 1 Concert of Prayer 109(2)
Appendix 2 Covenant for a Search Committee 111(2)
Appendix 3 Core Values Audits 113(3)
Appendix 4 Readiness for Change Inventory 116(5)
Appendix 5 A Self-Evaluation of Our Church and Members 121(7)
Appendix 6 Sample Reference Check Form 128(3)
Appendix 7 Individual Leadership Developmental Time Line 131(1)
Appendix 8 Calling the Right Senior Pastor 132(7)
Appendix 9 Ministry Self-Evaluation Forms 139(7)
Appendix 10 Seeing Your Church from the Candidate's Point of View 146(3)
Appendix 11 Leadership Development Evaluation Questions 149(1)
Endnotes 150

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